How International Students will Study in the UK post COVID-19-latest news

How International Students will Study in the UK post COVID-19-latest news

The UK government has reaffirmed its commitment to reach 600,000 international higher education students , has outlined India as the no.1 potential country for student recruitment 

Read to know more how the UK government is supporting projects to enhance the student experience.

The immediate impact of Covid-19 on the University uptake due to its reliance on short-term visitors was acknowledged in the revised strategy. The government said it was continuing to support transnational education opportunities for colleges & universities, and that recent immigration reforms to allow study on visitor routes will support the sector’s recovery.

International Education Champion, Sir Steve Smith, welcomed the release of the revised strategy, and said, “Changes to the visa arrangements, the new iQTS, a focus on a set of priority markets and the launch of the Turing mobility scheme will all support making the UK an even more successful and attractive educational powerhouse.

Commenting on the revised strategy, Universities Minister, Michelle Donelan, said, “In these unprecedented times, having a proactive global education agenda is more important than ever so we can build back better from the pandemic. Our world-class education is a vital part of our economy and society, and we want to support universities, schools, colleges and all aspects of the education sector to thrive across the globe.”

The Department for Education said it will work to establish a new International Qualified Teacher Status (iQTS) “that will provide an opportunity for teachers around the world to train to world-respected domestic standards”.

Examining international education sectors, the UK government said that it was continuing to promote to schools better understanding of guardianship arrangements and the important role of accreditation bodies, and said that a consultation on the national minimum standards for boarding and residential special schools was launched in December.

Vivienne Stern, Director of Universities UK International, said, “I am very supportive of the International Education Strategy, which represents the next step in a joint effort by Government and the education sector to build on the international success of our education system and our attractiveness to international students. This approach has delivered real benefits already, including the introduction of the graduate route, and improvements to the visa system. Despite a very difficult year, interest in UK study has grown as a result.”

The Department of Education, The UK has highlighted the following priorities for International Students

  • increase support for international education and raise awareness of its values and benefits
  • promote opportunities for – and identify and work to reduce obstacles and barriers to – greater student mobility
  • encourage best practice, professional development and the highest quality of institutional support for international students throughout the education sector.


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